December 06, 2023
Expert Surveys

Will Russia ever accept North Korea as a nuclear power?

Russian DPRK watchers say tacit acceptance of Pyongyang's nuclear program likely to grow

Will North Korea's fourth nuclear test become a game changer, leading to new sanctions and fresh multilateral pressure eventually forcing Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear program?

Or will the international response struggle to curb the DPRK's nuclear ambitions, leaving ever-advancing weapons capabilities and further nuclear tests the likeliest outcome?